• Amy Schumer Marries James Beard Award-Winner Chris Fischer in Surprise Wedding

    9 days ago - By Eater

    This is a pretty much the definition of relationship goals Congratulations are in order for comedy titan Amy Schumer and acclaimed chef/author/farmer Chris Fischer, who got married this week in a secret ceremony in Malibu that was attended by 80 of their closest friends and family members. The comedian and the farmer were rumored to be dating for about six months, but they only made it Instagram official earlier this week. The guest list for Tuesday's wedding ceremony included Larry David, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Lawrence, and Jake Gyllenhaal.
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  • The 2018 James Beard Awards Semifinalist List Reckons With MeToo

    The 2018 James Beard Awards Semifinalist List Reckons With MeToo

    9 days ago - By Eater

    In the wake of sexual misconduct allegations, the Spotted Pig is off the list and out of the running Today the James Beard Foundation revealed its “long list” of semifinalists for its annual awards, considered among the highest honors in the American restaurant world. As the food world is navigating how to reckon with the MeToo moment, the Foundation seems to have taken its first steps.
    In January, the Foundation asked its voting committee to consider behavior when making suggestions: “If you have concerns about a chef, restaurateur or beverage professional, or about the culture around a...
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  • James Beard Awards Apply a New Yardstick: Good Behavior

    James Beard Awards Apply a New Yardstick: Good Behavior

    9 days ago - By NY Times

    In the wake of sex harassment scandals, the culinary foundation has set standards for nominees' virtue. But making them work may prove tricky.
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  • Here Are The 2018 James Beard Restaurant And Chef Award Semi-Finalists

    9 days ago - By Food Republic

    The finalists for this year's James Beard Awards were announced today in Philadelphia.
    2018 James Beard Foundation Awards Restaurant and Chef Award Semifinalists
    Best New Restaurant
    A restaurant opened in the calendar year before the award will be given that already displays excellence in food, beverage, and service, and that is likely to make a significant impact in years to come.
    The Anchorage, Greenville, SC
    Annette, Aurora, CO
    The Blue Hen, Rehoboth Beach, DE
    Brewery Bhavana, Raleigh, NC
    The Charter Oak, St. Helena, CA
    ChiKo, Washington, D.C.
    Cote, NYC
    Del Mar, Washington...
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  • Here Are the 2018 James Beard Awards Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists

    Here Are the 2018 James Beard Awards Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists

    9 days ago - By Eater

    Check out the full list Today, the James Beard Foundation announced the Restaurant and Chef Awards semifinalists for 2018.
    This “long list” will get winnowed down to five nominees per category; those finalists will be revealed on Wednesday, March 14 from a live press conference in Philadelphia, featuring the Foundation's new CEO Clare Reichenbach. The James Beard Awards Gala, where the previously announced America's Classics winners are also acknowledged, will take place on Monday, May 7 in Chicago. (Media Awards finalists will also be announced on March 14, and winners will be revealed on...
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